Investigating Millions Of "Mishandled" Dollars Funneled From
Australian Govt To Clinton Foundation
FBI has asked retired Australian
policeman-turned investigative journalist, Michael Smith, to
provide information he has gathered detailing multiple
allegations of the Clinton Foundation receiving tens of millions
of mishandled taxpayer funds, according to LifeZette.
have been asked to provide the FBI with further and better
particulars about allegations regarding improper donations to
the CF funded by Australian taxpayers,” Smith told
note, the Clinton Foundation received some$88
millionfrom Australian taxpayers between
2006 and 2014, reaching its peak in 2012-2013 - which was
coincidentally (we're sure) Australian Prime Minister Julia
Gillard's last year in office.
names several key figures in his complaints of malfeasance,
including Bill and Hillary Clinton and multiple
Australian government officials - including senior diplomat
Alexander Downer, whose conversation with Trump aide George
Papadopoulos that Russia had 'dirt' on Hillary Clinton allegedly
launched the Trump-Russia investigation (as opposed to the
Fusion GPS dossier, of course).
hours of the NYT publication, the paper was immediately
the information Papadopoulous told Downer wasalready
materials Smith is giving to the FBI focus on a 2007 memorandum of
understanding (MOU) between the Clinton Foundation's HIV/AIDs
Initiative (CHAI) and the Australian government.
claims the foundation received a “$25M
financial advantage dishonestly obtained by deception”
as a result of actions by Bill Clinton and Downer, who was then
Australia’s minister of foreign affairs.
included in the Smith materials are evidence he believes shows “corrupt
October 2006 backdating of false tender advertisementspurporting
to advertise the availability of a $15 million contract to
provide HIV/AIDS services in Papua New Guinea on behalf of
the Australian government after an agreement was already in
place to pay the Clinton Foundation and/or associates.”-Lifezette
a reminder, the Australian government announced that
they would stop pouring millions of dollars into accounts linked
to the Clintoncharities in
November of 2016- right after
Hillary Clinton lost the election.
federal government confirmed to news.com.au it has not renewed
any of its partnerships with the scandal-plagued Clinton
ending 10 years of taxpayer-funded contributions worth more
than $88 million.
coincidentally, also reduced its $20
million / yeardonations to
the Clinton Foundation right after Hillary's loss.)
third complaint by Smith revolves around a "$10 million financial
advantage dishonestly obtained by deception between April 1,
2008, and Sept. 25, 2008, at Washington, D.C., New York, New
York, and Canberra Australia involving an MOU
between the Australian government, the “Clinton Climate
Initiative,” and the purported “Global Carbon Capture and
Storage Institute Inc.”
asked why the Clinton Foundation was chosen as a recipient of
Australian taxpayer dollars, a spokesman for the Department of
Foreign Affairs and Trade said that all funding was used "solely
for agreed development projects” and Clinton charities have “a
proven track record” in helping developing countries.